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Rohr calls up Mikel, Moses, Ighalo, 20 others for Zambia

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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up 23 players for the all-important 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo on Oct. 7. A statement...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2018 World Cup: Nigeria recalls Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie

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Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Gov. Lalong loses younger brother

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Tuesday lost his younger brother, Mr Wummen Bako, a family member has confirmed. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that Bako, a lecturer at the...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria recall Arsenal’s Iwobi for Zambia tie

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Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia. The 21-year-old was ruled out of the double-header...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2,918,842 children, 19,000 schools benefited from FG’s N6.64bn feeding programme

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA —THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it has spent N6,643,432,789 for the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme. It also disclosed that 2,918,842...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari feeds 3m school kids

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Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to figures...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Ice Prince, Seyi Law, others receive Peace Achievers Awards

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Popular Hip-hop singer Ice Prince and a veteran comedian Seyi Law, have been honoured with the “Peace Achievers Awards” by the Peace Ambassador Agency, an organisation that promotes...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB/HAUSA CLASH: Arewa group condemns five northern Govs. to visit to Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT – The Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria, AIPCSN, has condemned the five Northern governors who visited the Governor of Rivers...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Hajj: Max Air returns 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria

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Max Air Limited said it had so far returned no fewer than 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria since the commencement of airlift of pilgrims after the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. This is contained in a...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

$100,000 prize money our major target — Eagles players

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As Super Eagles team B take on their Ghanaian counterparts in today’s West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations final, the team players are focused on winning not just the trophy but also...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Senate may probe NNPC’s planned multi-billion dollar Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline contract

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By Henry Umoru THE Senate, yesterday, said it would carry out a holistic investigation into the proposed award of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts of Ajaokuta-...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Lakong swears in Dakwak as Acting Chief Judge of Plateau

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has sworn in Justice Yakubu Dakwak as the Acting Chief Judge of the state following the retirement of the former chief judge, Justice Pius Damulak. Speaking at the...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

How APC is desperately trying to reclaim the debate on restructuring

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor The country’s ruling party is running against time in a bid to reclaim the debate on power devolution after the agitation initially caused confused its...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

No harm will ever come to a Northerner in the East – Ohanaeze

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The Igbo apex socio-political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has assured that no harm will ever come to any northerner resident in the south east region of Nigeria. President General of Ohanaeze...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Debts: Fashola faults DiSCOs, says FG owing N27bn, not N90bn

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, Thursday, disputed the N90 billion debts electricity Distribution companies, DISCOs claimed the...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →